The mammoth MegaSlam 72″ Basketball Hoop System is hands down the best height adjustable basketball hoop available. Heavy-duty dunk-proof hardware backed by a lifetime warranty.
The Ultimate Home Basketball Hoop From Mega Slam Hoops
The MegaSlam 72 is so pro it should be in a stadium. The best height-adjustable outdoor hoop available in the UK with the most features. Standing on an 8″ x 6″ monster-sized main pole, The dunk-proof MegaSlam 72 is built for a lifetime of slamming!
180° Pro Basketball Rim® Upgrade As Standard
The pro-style basketball rim offers break-away action from a full 180°. Directional Flex® Technology allows for slam dunks in all directions. Recessed Hideaway Net® attachment protects your hands when jamming. (Patent pending.)
72″ Regulation Size Backboard
½-inch thick tempered glass regulation size backboard provides maximum ball response. Unlike cheap basketball hoops with acrylic backboards, the MegaSlam 72 backboard won’t shake or shudder. The clear-view backboard design ensures the all important unobstructed view of a pro basketball hoop.
Easy Hoop Height Adjustment
Easy to operate height adjustment which can be locked for safety. The MegaSlam 72 lowers from regulation 10-feet all the way down to 5-feet, enabling pros of all sizes to dunk all day long. Height adjustment is limited on a standard install, via a safety lock to prevent the hoop being lowered below 7-feet.
Solid Base Equals Stable Hoop
The main column of the MegaSlam 72 is reinforced with 12 gussets, dwarfing the competition in strength. The heavy-duty MegaSlam systems stay true from the ground up, built on a rock-solid base.
Unrivalled Weather Protection
Every Mega Slam 72 is ready for the rigours of European weather. Hot-dipped galvanized steel and stainless steel hardware sees the Mega Slam 72 through all seasons. Hard-wearing home basketball hoops to last a lifetime.
No-Break Backboard Protection®
Play related breaks will never happen, so there’s a lifetime warranty for all play related incidents. Sometimes things go wrong on home basketball court and the MegaSlam’s tempered glass backboard can break. Mega Slam Hoops offer a one-time replacement guarantee for non-play related incidents.
What’s In The Box?
From hassle free shipping and delivery to years of guaranteed play, Mega Slam Hoops deliver the best possible experience.
- Rust-resistant galvanised steel
- 2”-thick custom-fitted pole padding
- Gusset padding
- Backboard padding
- Stainless steel hardware
- Anchor kit with (4) J-bolts and rebar
- Limited lifetime warranty
- No-Break Backboard Protection®
- 8″ x 6″ monster-sized, 5-gauge steel main pole
- Regulation-sized 72”-wide backboard with ½”- thick tempered glass
- 180° Pro Flex Rim with multi-directional break-away design
- 1 UV coated net
- Upper and lower adjustable steel arms
- 2 lift-assist cylinders
- Height actuator and adjustable crank
- 2” – thick padding for main pole and base
- 1” – thick backboard padding
Mega Slam 72 Technical Specifications
Maximum System Height (top of backboard): 12.8 ft
Adjustable Rim Height: 5 ft-10 ft
Total System Weight: 745 lbs
Total Width: 72″
Depth (overhang) at 10 ft: 48″
Depth (overhang) at 7.5 ft: 60″
Depth (overhang) at 5 ft: 56″
72″ x 42″
72″-wide regulation pro-style backboard
½-inch regulation pro-style tempered glass
Clear-view backboard design (clearer than competition H-frame style)
180° PRO RIM™
Pro Ring Design
25.3″ Depth (from backboard)
1100 lbs of Torque
Adjusts to any height between 5 ft -10 ft
At 10 ft = 48″
At 7.5ft = 60″
At 5 ft = 56″
2 double spring loaded cylinders
Easy-turn handle is removable
Thickest in industry
8″ X 6″ MAIN POLE
Monster-sized for every game
Attaches directly to lower extension arm
DUPLEX COATING SYSTEM
Hot dip zinc galvanization + powder coated steel.
STAINLESS STEEL HARDWARE
Rust protection on nuts and bolts (anchor bolts are galvanized).
ADVANCED ARM ASSEMBLY
Support bolt fits in reinforced main pole.
PERIMETER BACKBOARD SUPPORT
2″ steel perimeter frame
GLASS PROTECTION FRAME
2″ diecast aluminum backboard frame
Recessed net attachment system to rim
Insert stop pin to limit height to 7.5 feet
2″ THICK PADDING
Custom-fitted for pole and base
1″ BACKBOARD PAD
Protects heads for play underneath
Mega Slam 72 Installation
Check out the main steps required to install a Mega Slam 72 Hoop. Make sure you’re aware of every step involved when installing your system. Correct installation ensures a lifetime of fun. Follow the links to download detailed installation instructions for your model.
1. Plan & Prep
Pick the perfect spot for your hoop to live. The Mega Slam 72 has an overhang of 48″. Note: Hitting a below-ground utility service by accident is no fun. Be sure to check the ground for service routes before and during digging.
2. Dig & Pour
Dig a 1.25m deep hole and fill it with concrete to build the foundation for your in-ground hoop. It will take a lot of concrete, so be ready. Check your detailed instructions before you start digging.
3. Level Your Anchor
After 72 hours of drying concrete, it’s time to make sure to level the system. You want a level the system because it will play true. Watch our video on how to level the anchor.
4. Install Your System
If you’re planning on installing a Mega Slam Hoop yourself, you’d better call some back-up. The systems are heavy, like really very heavy and require at least 3 strong people to lift a large glass backboard. Each model is a little different, so reference your manual.
Mega Slam Hoops Shipping & Delivery
1. Confirm Your Order
Congrats on ordering your new hoop. Now look for an email that has your order details.
2. Dispatch & Delivery
You will receive confirmation of your order dispatch, this will include the prospective delivery timescale.
3. Make Room For Your Hoop
Mega Slam basketball systems are big (up to 340 kgs) and the shipping pallet takes up quite a bit of space when delivered.
4. Inspect Your Hoop Delivery
Based on the size of your order, make sure the correct number of boxes are strapped to each pallet (every system arrives on one pallet with clearly numbered boxes). It’s okay if some of the boxes have dents or are torn. Our systems are rugged and will survive minor damage to the boxes.
5. Sign To Release Your Delivery
Now, your friendly delivery specialist will ask for a signature to release your basketball system. If there is any visible damage to the boxes (or the system), please document the specific damage on the delivery sheet and take photos before you sign.
If any items have been damaged, accept the delivery and immediately contact us. Include any photos within the email and we will expedite delivery of replacement parts.
Once your hoop is delivered it's time for installation.
Mega Slam 72 FAQ
Professional basketball hoops are 10 feet tall or 3.048m.
Back in 1891 when James Naismith invented basketball, he used peach baskets hung running track railings which were 3.048m high.
The Mega Slam 72 adjustable basketball system is suitable for all ages and skill levels. The height range can be adjusted anywhere from 1.5m to 3.048m. The mechanism incorporates a safety pin which when engaged, will prevent the hoop from lowering beyond 2.28m.
You can install your own Mega Slam 72. The backboard and main column are very heavy (300kg+), so if you’re up for the challenge of installing it yourself, make sure you have some friends along to help with the lifting.
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